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New Study - UK Composites 2013: Status, Opportunities and Direction

The Composites Leadership Forum has announced that a study is being carried out to provide an improved understanding of the potential for growth in UK industries through the increased use...

Graphene: Aviation's Deicing Revolution?

Since its first development at the University of Manchester in 2010, graphene has been lauded as a modern miracle material. Promising to revolutionize fields including electronics and aircraft...

£600 million investment in great technologies

David Willetts gave a speech at Policy Exchange giving details of how the £600m earmarked for science in the Autumn Statement will be spent in supporting big data, space, robotics and...

Boeing and BMW Group collaborate on carbon fibre recycling

Boeing and the BMW Group have signed a collaboration agreement to participate in joint research on carbon fibre recycling and share knowledge about carbon fibre materials and manufacturing. ...

Free one-day event this week - Functional Metallic Foams on the 12th December 2012

The Materials KTN will be holding a free one-day event at The Manufacturing Technology Centre, Coventry on functional metallic foams with the aim of raising awareness of: Developments...

Call for papers: Transportation Weight Loss Diet

If you are working to reduce the weight of transportation and would like to participate as a speaker then please submit some brief details for us to consider below. Deadline for abstracts to be...

Vessel efficiency: Piloting UK marine and maritime innovation

The AAD KTN is delighted to announce that the Technology Strategy Board has confirmed that, with additional funding from DSTL and Scottish Enterprise, they are launching an £8million...

Hypergravity helping aircraft fly further

ESA research has helped to develop an aircraft-grade alloy that is twice as light as conventional nickel superalloys while offering equally good properties. The path to creating this alloy...

Three Dimensional Policy: Why Britain needs a policy framework for 3D

A new report from Lancaster University’s Big Innovation Centre was released last week. 3D printing – the ability to translate digital designs into physical objects – looks...

Consultation on the report Innovation Opportunities and Materials Security

Deadline for comments: 26th September 2012 The Materials Security Special Interest group has prepared a draft report 'Innovation Opportunities and Materials Security' to stimulate...

New cast aluminium alloy AA205 gains AMS specifications

Aeromet International plc , a UK based company with facilities in Rochester, Sittingbourne and Worcester has developed a new high strength aluminium cast alloy registered with the Aluminium...

International Forum of Aeroelasticity & Structural Dynamics 2013 - Call for Papers

24 June 2013 Bristol Marriott Royal Hotel   Call for Papers Now Open! - DEADLINE: 16 November 2012 The International Forum on Aeroelasticity and Structural Dynamics...

Functional Metallic Foams awareness event to be held 14 June 2012

Metallic foams have both structural and functional applications. This event to be held on 14th June 2012 at the Vantage Point Business Village, Mitcheldean,Gloucestershire has been...

Developing the civil nuclear power supply chain - Areas of potential interest

Developing the civil nuclear power supply chain Competition for collaborative R&D and feasibility funding Opens: 07 July 2012 Registration deadline: 29 August 2012 noon...

14 March 2012 - UK Military Aircraft Materials Technology Review Published

The Materials & Structures NTC has published the Military  Aircraft UK Air Vehicle Materials Technology review. This review is the fifth review created by the M&S NTC and published...

Powders Rise to the Challenge of 21st Century Manufacturing

22 March 2012, Loughborough   “Powders Rise to the Challenge of 21st Century Manufacturing” on 22 March will be a great chance to learn...

Nanostruc 2012 - Call for Abstracts

NanoStruc Conference  2-4th July 2012, Cranfield University, Bedfordshire, United Kingdom Submit your abstract (for Paper or Poster) to: nanostruc@cranfield.ac.uk ...

Next Generation Composite Wing (NGCW) – Searching for Innovative Capability in the Supply Chain

This free event, sponsored by the Welsh Government, seeks to bring together new and innovative technologies and companies that will contribute to solving the challenges faced in the...

Alcoa expanding production of newest alloy

On the heels of President Obama’s call on manufacturers to expand their operations in the U.S., aluminum maker Alcoa said Wednesday morning it is boosting capacity in three locations,...

Call for Papers: Advances in Materials, Design & Manufacture of Large Composite Structures event

Deadline: 24 February 2012   Over recent years there has been a trend towards large lightweight structures in many industries including wind, aerospace, construction and mass...
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